Paul Argyle and Charmaine Harch have been elected for the first time to the LCA’s top governing body – the renamed General Church Board (GCB) – by the General Convention of Synod in Sydney today. Joining Ms Harch and Mr Argyle as fellow lay members on the former General Church Council (GCC) are Mel Zerner,… Read more
The LCA will become the first national church in Australia to develop a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) as part of its commitment to better hear, recognise and support Aboriginal people in the church.
Article 3 (Objects) of the LCA Constitution and Article 4 (Objects) of the Model Constitution for a Congregation have been revised to make special provision for the care of children and the vulnerable.
Delegates and visitors enjoyed a wet walk into Rosehill Gardens today – and one of the smiliest faces in the rain belonged to General Church Council member Peter Zweck, who presented his first report to Synod this morning.
This morning’s first session of business opened with a greeting from Rev Albert B Collver, Executive Secretary of the International Lutheran Council (ILC), attending the 19th General Convention of Synod as an international guest.